News and Events
November 15, 2013
The Leapfrog Group is asking hospitals to comment on a proposed addition to the Maternity Care section of the 2014 Leapfrog Hospital Survey.
November 13, 2013
The Leapfrog Group is proposing to add a measure of a hospital's nulliparous term singleton vertex (NTSV) cesarean section delivery rate to the Maternity Care section of the 2014 Leapfrog Hospital Survey.
Hospital Errors are the Third Leading Cause of Death in U.S., and New Hospital Safety Scores Show Improvements Are Too Slow
October 23, 2013
New research estimates up to 440,000 Americans are dying annually from preventable hospital errors. This puts medical errors as the third leading cause of death in the United States.
August 10, 2013
President and CEO Leah Binder defends the methodology of the Hidden Surcharge Calculator, noting purchasers have a right to know how much errors are costing them when their employees visit the hospital.
July 26, 2013
In a presentation yesterday evening, Leah Binder unveiled a new tool that allows purchasers to calculate how much they spend annually on unnecessary costs due to medical errors.